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NEW “Philosopher’s Stone” edition illustrated & signed by MinaLima available for pre-order!

Feb 06, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, MinaLima, News

We wish we had a Time-Turner that we could use to jump ahead to October 20 and get a sneak peek at the new edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone featuring the iconic styling of MinaLima. According to MinaLima’s website: With brilliant full-colour illustrations on nearly every page, this new edition also includes eight …read more!

Waterstones announces special guests for Harry Potter Book Night

Jan 25, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Events, Harry Potter Book Night

Leaky previously shared the news that the theme of this year’s Harry Potter Book Night will be the Triwizard Tournament from the fourth book in the series, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.  The sixth annual Harry Potter Book Night will be held on February 6, 2020.  According to Bloomsbury, the purpose of Harry …read more!

WIN “Harry Potter: Knitting Magic” plus yarn!

Jan 08, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Contests, Fun, Fun - Contests, News, Products, Publishers

Harry Potter: Knitting Magic, the first official Wizarding World knitting pattern book, will be published on January 28, 2020.  Whilst you can pre-order it from the usual suspects: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Indiebound, Leaky has a copy to give to one lucky winner, thanks to Insight Editions. And that’s not all!  In addition to a …read more!

Spellbinding Exhibit & Documentary Based on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ & The Natural World Coming in 2020!

Jan 08, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Education, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fry, News, Pottermore, Publishers, Warner Bros.

In Spring 2020, Warner Bros. will work with the Natural History Museum, BBC, Bloomsbury and Pottermore Publishing to create a new exhibition, documentary and written material based on the magic of Fantastic Beasts.  These new experiences will offer a close look at some of the real-life inspirations behind magical creatures in the wizarding world, muggle …read more!

Signed Harry Potter book purchased for 1p sells for thousands of pounds

Dec 20, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, News

Spend a penny, get £2,300?!?  A hardback copy of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets purchased online for 1p plus postage was discovered by its purchaser to be a signed first edition.  He offered it for auction in Staffordshire last week, where an international collector paid £2,300 for it.  Not a bad return on investment, …read more!

Win a copy of “Harry Potter: A Hogwarts Christmas Pop-Up”

Oct 14, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Books - Release Dates, Contests, Holidays, Publishers

Leaky recently reviewed Harry Potter: A Hogwarts Christmas Pop-Up. It’s forthcoming from Insight Editions on October 22, 2019, priced at $39.99, and you can pre-order it now from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or IndieBound. If you know your Hogwarts Christmas trivia, you could also win your own copy in our giveaway, sponsored by Insight Editions. Pop-up books are …read more!

REVIEW: ‘Harry Potter: A Hogwarts Christmas Pop-Up’

Oct 09, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Book Reviews, Books - Release Dates, Products, Publishers, Review

You’ll be seeing your fair share of Harry Potter advent calendars this year (look for our round-up, coming soon!), and we can’t wait to get into the festive season the Hogwarts way! The Harry Potter: A Hogwarts Christmas Pop-Up from Insight Editions may not advertise itself as an advent calendar, but it sure acts as one, …read more!

Bloomsbury Celebrates ‘Goblet of Fire’ Illustrated Edition Release With Jim Kay Tour!

Sep 23, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Potter News, Release Parties

Bloomsbury will celebrate the release of the highly-anticipated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition with an October tour featuring illustrator Jim Kay! The date of the first “An Evening with Jim Kay” event coincides with the release of the book on Oct. 8, 2019 and will be held at Central Library in St. …read more!

First Look at Beauxbatons and Durmstrang in Illustrated Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Sep 10, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Info, Jim Kay, News, Paperbacks, Products, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Scholastic, Tales of Beedle the Bard

Making quite the entrance, as ever, first looks at Jim Kay’s illustrations of the arrival of Beauxbatons Academy of Magic and Durmstrang Institute were tweeted this week by Pottermore and Harry Potter Film. Set to appear in the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, hitting shelves Oct. 8, the eagerly-awaited book is available …read more!

“Back to Hogwarts” News: MinaLima Prints, a Re-Imagined Sorting Ceremony and Magic at King’s Cross Attract Muggle Attention!

Sep 04, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Books, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movies, News, Potter News, Scholastic, Wizard Rock

Any good witch or wizard knows the best day of the year is actually Sept. 1, the day one goes “back to Hogwarts,” either in spirit or as a student. And there was definitely magic in the air on Sunday, as large, festive crowds gathered draped in robes and house scarves, excitement buzzing through them …read more!



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